Water heaters usually last between 8 and 12 years. When your water heater reaches the end of its life span, you may notice signs that it’s time for water heater replacement.

No one wants to be taking a shower when the hot water heater quits. To eliminate the inconvenience of being without hot water, we recommend investing in water heater maintenance. Given proper maintenance, your water heater should last you years to come. During service visits, our plumbers will also be able to monitor the condition of your unit.

You may need to replace your water heater if you notice:

  • Rusty water from water heater
  • Rumbling and banging sounds
  • Significant leaking from tank
  • No hot water

If you recognize the signs of water heater failure, we recommend scheduling for one of our Grand Rapids residential plumbers to inspect your unit. They’ll be able to tell you if it’s time to install a new water heater.

The Grand Rapids plumbers at Herrema Plumbing Inc. strive to provide homeowners with a range of residential plumbing services. If you are interested in our water heater installation service, give us a call at (616) 452-8669.